Definition of Ganocephala
in some classifications
: a group of labyrinthodonts including Archegosaurus and related genera having the head armored with bony plates
ganocephalanadjective or noun
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Origin and Etymology of ganocephala
New Latin, from gano- (from Greek ganos brightness, joy) + -cephala; from the brightness of the bony plates; akin to Greek gēthein to rejoice — more at joy
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